Filled with inspiring project photography from the coast of France, Knitting in the Details evokes romantic femininity, and showcases how a project can be totally transformed by creative and well-placed embellishments.
Who has time to knit? You do! Whether you're a new or current knitter, this book offers more than 35 projects to gratify your creative talents, whatever your skill level. Along with designs that use time-saving techniques with large needles, bulky yarns and detailed instructions, the book is full of tips and diagrams for handy reference. Whether it's multi-standing or small-size projects, authors Christina L. Holmes and Mary Colucci (with the technical expertise and nationally renowned knitting teacher Evie Rosen) take you step-by-step to faster fashion and great gifts.
Includes Patterns For: Afghans Scarfs Trendy Tops Babies & Kids Projects Sweaters Vests Hats Bags Jackets Ponchos & more!
BabyKnits Hats & Booties presents fifteen matching sets - thirty projects - to warm little heads and tootsies. Such sets have always been popular projects, the perfect gift for a newborn. These original patterns include both contemporary classics (like baby cables or wiggly stripes) and whimsical creations (like dots and ruffles). The matching booties share the same yarns and styling. The patterns use easy stitches and widely available yarns including bright cottons, soft baby weights, and novelty yarns. There are earflaps and curlicue tops and rosebuds. These projects will knit up quickly in time for a baby shower, and will be treasured by the lucky baby's family forever.
* Lieutenant Uhura's sexy Star Trek minidress
* Hobbit feet slippers
* Firefly-inspired scarf, socks, hat, and jacket
* Tank Girl socks
* Hermione Granger's secret beaded bag
* Manga-inspired leg warmers
* The Big Bang Theory-inspired his and hers sweater-vests
* Lord of the Rings-inspired shrug
In addition to a wardrobe of costume finery, hobbyists will also find instructions for practical projects such as an e-reader cover or a laptop bag crafted of checkered fabric that serves double-duty as a chessboard and carryall, as well as patterns for plush toys inspired by Star Trek, robots, and the comic book Squee! Wear (and knit!) your nerdiness on your sleeve with Knits for Nerds.
Are you a take-along knitter? Are you tempted to break out the needles in the library, on the bus, or even at the supermarket? Then Take-Along Knitting is for you! North Light editors have selected the best portable projects from our superstar authors, including Stefanie Japel, Jane Davis, Hannah Fettig and more, all gathered in one place. With easy-to-follow patterns that celebrate the joys of knitting everywhere you go, you'll be ready to take your knitting around the world!
Take-Along Knitting features:Over 20 fabulous patterns—from luscious scarves to cozy mittens to stylish earrings—designed to be tucked in a backpack or briefcase for portabilityA handy reference guide that covers techniques from basic knitting and purling to embellishments, embroidery, felting and cablingValuable tips and tricks to make your knitting easier to take with youWhat are you waiting for? Grab the yarn and needles and head out the door!